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D G C F A D
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

ABSENCE OF LIGHT (Bassline)
As recorded by Symphony X
(From the 2000 Album V)

Transcribed by Linus "Mr.Gul" Abrahamson
	

Words by Romeo, Allen Music by Romeo, Pinnella

Gtr I (D G C F) - 'Bass'

 Intro
  Q=117
 5/4                            4/4
  Gtr I
  Q  E S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------------6-|-(6)-------------8-7---7-6-----|
|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-8---|-----5-5-5-5-5-5-----5-----4-5-|


  E S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. Q  S S S S
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------6-|-(6)-8-(8)-7-------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-8---|--------------8--4-4-4-5-|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------6-|-(6)-------------8-7---7-6-----|
|-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-8---|-----5-5-5-5-5-5-----5-----4-5-|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. Q  S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------||
|---------------------------6-|-(6)-8-(8)-7-------------||
|-(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-8---|--------------8--4-4-4-4-||


   Keyboard Solo 1
    S E S E S S +S  S S S S S S S   S E S E S S +S  S S S S S E   4x
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o-------------------------------|------------------------------o||
||o-------------------------------|---------------------------3--o||
||--3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-0-2h3-0-0-2h3-|-3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-0-2h3-0-0-----||


   Guitar Solo 1
   7/8                 4/4
    E. E. e E S S S S   E. S +E  e E S S S S S S  4x
||--------------------|---------------------------||
||o---------------1---|------------------1-------o||
||o-2--0--2-2-3-0---0-|-2--0-(0)-2-2-3-0---0-3-0-o||
||--------------------|---------------------------||


   Break
                     9/8
    E. S +E  e H      S E. E. e e S S e S S S
||------------------|--------------------------||
||o-----------------|-------------------------o||
||o-----------------|-------------------------o||
||--2--0-(0)-2------|---2--0--2-2-2-0-2-3-2-0--||


    $
   7/8
    S E S E S S +S  S S S S S   S E S E S S +S  S S S S S
||----------------------------|---------------------------|
||o---------------------------|---------------------------|
||o-------------------------1-|-------------------------1-|
||--3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-3-2-0-3---|-3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-3-2-0-3---|


  S E S E S S +S  S S S S S
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-------------------------1-|
|-3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-3-2-0-2---|


                                 5/8
          |-3-|
  S E S E S S S S S S S S S       S S S S S S S S S S
|----------------------------||-|----------------------||
|---------2h4p2-------------o||-|----------------------||
|---------------5-4-2-1-2-4-o||-|-2-1------------------||
|-3-2-3-2--------------------||-|-----3-2-0-5-3-0-7-5--||


   Verse
   4/4
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S  S
||----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||o-7-5---------------------7---7---|-7-5---------------------5---5\-4--|
||------0-0---0---0---0-5-7---7---7-|-----0-0---0-3-0---0-5-7---7-------|


  E S S S e S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|----------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|---------------------------------o||
|---------------------7---7---|-7-5---7-5-----------------------o||
|---0-0-6-0-0---0-5-7---7---7-|-----7-----6-5-0-3S5-0-5S6-0-6S5--||


 Pre-Chorus
  Q  +E. S +H       Q  +E. S +H        Q  +E. S +H       Q  +E. S +E  Q.
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|--------------------||
|-3--(3)-5-(5)----|-3--(3)-5-(5)----||-6--(6)-8-(8)----|-6--(6)-8-(8)-9-----||
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|--------------------||


 Chorus
  $$
  E S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------4-|-(4)-------------6-5---5-4-----|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6---|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-----3-----2-3-|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. Q  S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|---------------------------4-|-(4)-6-(6)-5-------------|
|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6---|--------------6--2-2-2-3-|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------4-|-(4)-------------6-5---5-4-----|
|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6---|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-----3-----2-3-|


                                                  D.S.
                                                  D.S.
  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. Q  S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------||
|---------------------------4-|-(4)-6-(6)-5-------------||
|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6---|--------------6--2-2-2-2-||


   Guitar Solo 2
    S E S E S S +S  S S S S S S S   S E S E S S +S  S S S S S E   4x
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------||
||o-------------------------------|------------------------------o||
||o-------------------------------|---------------------------3--o||
||--3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-0-2h3-0-0-2h3-|-3-2-3-2-3-2-(2)-0-2h3-0-0-----||


 Bridge
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------||----------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------||-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6------------------|
|-----------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-||-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S    E. S +E  E +S  E. Q
|---------------------------------||----------------------||
|---------------------------------||----------------3-----||
|-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||-------------------4--||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------||-3--6-(6)-5-(5)-------||


   Keyboard Solo 2
   7/8                 4/4
    E. E. e E S S S S   E. S +E  e E S S S S S S  4x
||--------------------|---------------------------||
||o---------------1---|------------------1-------o||
||o-2--0--2-2-3-0---0-|-2--0-(0)-2-2-3-0---0-3-0-o||
||--------------------|---------------------------||


 Instrumental Bridge
 2/4
  S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||-----------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|


                                         D.S.S. al Coda
                                      6/4
  S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S E W
|-----------------|-----------------||---------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||---------------------||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------||-8-8-8-8-8-8---------||
|-----------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-||-------------8-6-----||


 Out-Chorus
  &
 4/4
  E S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S  S S S S S S S
|---------------------------|--------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------10-9---9-8-----|
|-------------------------1-|-(1)-----------7------7-----6-7-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3---|-----0-0-0-0-0------------------|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. Q  S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|
|-(7)-----------------------1-|-(1)-3-(3)-2-----6-6-6---|
|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3---|--------------3--------0-|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  S S E S S S  S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------10-9---9-8------|
|---------------------------1-|-(1)-----------7------7-----6-7--|
|-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3---|-----0-0-0-0-0-------------------|


  +E  S S E S S E S S S S S S   +E  E +S  E. E. S +E  E   +S  E. Q  H
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------*|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------|----------------*|
|-(7)-----------------------1-|-(1)-3-(3)-2-----6-(6)-9-|-(9)-7----------*|
|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3---|--------------3----------|--------6--8----*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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